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Today’s apps gone free: Solitaere, Sand Garden, Breathing Zone and more

Today’s apps gone free: Solitaere, Sand Garden, Breathing Zone and more

App Bargain Bin
October 12, 2015

Play a hand of cards, push grains of sand around, and just breath with today’s collection of apps and games.

All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers.

iPhone:

Sand Garden ($1.99 → Free, 9.5 MB): Draw in the sand with Sand Garden. It’s for those who enjoy creating abstract art.

Get in that zen-like state of mind by drawing in your very own Sand Garden. You’re able to utilize six different tools, four lighting effects, and six sand colors. The realistic sand effects will make it feel like it’s actually moving beneath your finger. Sand Garden also allows you to throw some rocks into your design, and save your scenes for later.

Sand Garden is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 314 ratings.

Solitaere ($1.99 → Free, 9.3 MB): Play a hand of cards whenever you have a spare moment with Solitaere. It’s for fans of the Klondike variant.

Although it has a modern twist, this is still the same Klondike you know and love. You’re able to stack descending cards of alternating colors with a tap and drag. Move quickly to climb the leaderboards. The game can be played in both portrait and landscape orientations. It also includes multiple themes to choose from, and full stat tracking.

Solitaere is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Universal:

Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor ($2.99 → Free, 88.2 MB): Paint amazing effects over the top of your photos with Paint FX. It’s for social photographers.

You’re able to import any photo from your library, take a new one from within the app, or pull one from your Facebook or Flickr account. You’re then able to crop your photo down to size and flip it before jumping in to the fun stuff. Paint FX includes a huge number of filters and effects to choose from, all of which can be applied with the touch of your finger. This allows you to only apply filters and effects to specific regions of your photo and even layer them on top of each other. All of the filters and effects are fully customizable as well. Once you’re finished painting up your photo, you’re able to share it via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, or email. Paint FX also includes photo challenges that allow you to compete with the community to score points and earn top honors for your work.

Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Breathing Zone – Relaxing Breathing Exercises ($3.99 → Free, 15.4 MB): Relax your mind and body in as little as five minutes with these doctor recommended breathing exercises. It’s perfect for anyone who has anxiety or high blood pressure.

Breathing Zone comes highly recommended today because it won’t chew up a lot of your time. All you need is five minutes. Set your target breathing rate and let Breathing Zone guide you through the process. You’re able to follow along with six different guide sounds and either a female or male voice. You can also choose from six different visual guides. Before you know it, you’ll be in a perfectly relaxed state! The app includes landscape support, a breath analyzer that utilizes your microphone, timed sessions from five to 60 minutes, and weekly targets to achieve.

Breathing Zone – Relaxing Breathing Exercises is available for free today only (10/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 400 ratings.

Owen’s Odyssey ($0.99 → Free, 19.9 MB): Help Owen fly around all kinds of dangerous obstacles in this genre-mashing arcade game. It’s for anyone who enjoys Flappy Bird and classic platforming goodness.

Owen’s Odyssey has a little bit of everything. Owen is armed with only a propellor hat, and he needs your help making it through a castle full of spikes, saws, fires, falling rocks, lava, and creatures of all shapes and sizes. To do so, simply tap the right side of the screen to fly ahead. Tap the left side to stop Owen in his tracks. Try to beat the target time in each level to earn an extra life, because otherwise you will not make it through all 40.

Owen’s Odyssey is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

That concludes today’s issue of Apps Gone Free. If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don’t forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

Developers:

If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:

  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.

To submit an app, simply send a request to [email protected] with the subject “Apps Gone Free.” Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when and for how long you intend to offer the app for free, and anything else you would like to share. We will take it from there.

Mentioned apps

Free
Sand Garden
Sand Garden
PDJ Apps
Free
Solitaere
Solitaere
aeliox
Free
Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor
Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor
Sprite Labs
Free
Breathing Zone - Relaxing Breathing Exercises
Breathing Zone - Relaxing Breathing Exercises
Breathing Zone
Free
Owen's Odyssey
Owen's Odyssey
Brad Erkkila

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